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Yesterday, Trump’s Postmaster General consented to stop making changes to slow mail delivery until after the election. He has said nothing about the damage already done, and this does not mean we are out of the woods — at all. But it means the pressure is working, your voices are being heard, our actions are making a difference. So keep it up!

Top Stories for August 19:

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Trump issues pardon for Susan B. Anthony and gets laughed at by audience

The president tried to distract the nation with his pardon of Susan B. Anthony — but it quickly became obvious he hadn’t done his homework.


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Ady Barkan delivers powerful DNC speech demanding quality healthcare

Activist who lost his voice because of ALS urged Americans to vote for Joe Biden and called Trump an “existential threat”

Take Action: Sign Ady Barkan’s petition calling for healthcare to become a RIGHT in the United States!


No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Trump’s Postmaster General may now face CHARGES
We’ve been waiting for this.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump accidentally embarrasses himself over Michelle Obama speech

The president played “gotcha” with the former FLOTUS’s speech because she understated the number of pandemic deaths under his watch.

Take Action: Demand the White House stop gaslighting America for its failed response — The buck stops with Trump!


GOP-led Senate committee made criminal referrals of Donald Trump Jr., Steve Bannon, Jared Kushner, and others to federal prosecutors
The bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee detailed its concerns in a letter to the US attorney’s office in Washington, DC, in June 2019.

Take Action: Demand Kushner — Trump’s inept, unqualified son-in-law — be removed from the pandemic response team!


Bipartisan Senate report confirms Russian 2016 election interference, Putin ordered DNC hack and release of Hillary Clinton emails
Putin ordered the 2016 hacking of Democratic Party accounts and the release of emails intended to harm Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the GOP-led Senate Intelligence Committee concluded in the final report of its Russia probe.


Security guard whose spur-of-the-moment “I love you!” elevator encounter with Biden went viral last year formally nominates him for president at DNC
The Democratic nominee joked that Jacquelyn Brittany’s “endorsement” during his visit to the New York Times was worth more than the paper’s official endorsement, which he did not win.


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Election year is here!

OD Action Partner: Say goodbye to Trump forever with gear that tells him how you really feel.


Embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s wife nominated for Canadian ambassador post after huge donations to GOP, Trump
DeJoy’s donations create clear conflicts of interest for GOP senators who must confirm Aldona Wos for the influential Canada post.

Take Action: Demand the resignation of Louis DeJoy, the stooge Trump appointed to kill the post office!


He does it for you: Jill Biden gives personal speech as her husband formally receives DNC nomination
The former Second Lady described Biden as a man who has gone through the unimaginable while still fighting for the greater good.


Ex-DHS senior official whom Trump said he never heard of shares picture of them together: “Haven’t forgotten you though!”
The former DHS chief of staff who just endorsed Biden shared a picture of himself giving a thumbs up in the Oval Office after the president claimed he never heard of him: “Alas, I’ll take the bait. Haven’t forgotten you though! I guess the only way to prove it is to tell some stories. Maybe until the election. What do you think?”


AOC defines “mass people’s movement” in 60-second DNC nomination speech
The rising Democratic star seized her brief moment in the spotlight pledging to “reimagine systems of immigration and foreign policy that turn away from the violence and xenophobia of our past.”


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Seriously?

Yes. Seriously.

Hope…


Today’s Action: Tune into the DNC, Day 3 – and phone bank for Democrats!

Have you tuned in yet? The 2020 Democratic National Convention is one for the books – Democrats have adapted to the pandemic and we’re online! Wednesday is Day 3 of 4.

The convention isn’t just where our party nominates our presidential candidate – it’s also where Democratic leaders gather to debate and formalize party and caucus platforms for the coming term. No better time to tune in and help prepare for a post-Trump world!

Wednesday’s agenda includes (times in EST):

  • Labor Council Meeting, 1 – 3 pm
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus Meeting 1 – 3 pm
  • Interfaith Council Meeting, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Ethnic Council Meeting, 3 – 4 pm
  • Women Governors Leading, 7:30 – 8:15 pm
  • Speakers including Barack Obama, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, and Nancy Pelosi, 9 – 11 pm
  • And so much more! Check out the full Wednesday schedule and speaker list.
  • All of the ways to tune in…

And while you’re observing our leaders discuss solutions to the biggest problems facing this country, or getting pumped up by inspiring speakers who remind us why we’re in this fight, why not put that energy to use by taking action during the convention?

Phone bank during the convention!

A sweeping victory in the White House and Congress is within our grasp…but only if we all chip in.

Phone banking with swing state voters is now our single greatest asset for defeating Trump and flipping the Senate. You don’t need to be a political expert to make these calls. You just need to care about defeating Trump and breaking the majority in the Senate that obeys his every whim – and every single call you make brings us one step closer to that vision of the future.

Phone bank for the Democratic Party or with the good folks of Indivisible during the convention this week, and usher in sweeping change this November – shifts happening every day!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling the media to call Trump out on his dishonest smear of Michelle Obama, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.

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